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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Biology, Science

Working pattern

Full time: 32.4 hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances

TLR2b 5368

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an excellent practitioner to strengthen our current leadership of Biology.

You will:

  • Assist the Assistant Principal:Director Science in moving the department to become an outstanding provider in all subjects in progress and outcomes.

  • Share, on a regular, ongoing, basis, new ideas and best practice.

  • Lead by example in the functions agreed with the PICCL & Curriculum Leader.

  • Assist the Assistant Principal:Director Science, providing leadership in agreed aspects of the work of the curriculum area, and in doing so:

  • Lead by example in quality of teaching & learning and making a positive contribution to the wider life and Catholic ethos of the academy

  • Be able to teach Science at KS3 and KS4 and Biology at KS5.
  • Be actively supportive of the Catholic values and beliefs of St Edmund’s and to make a positive contribution to the wider life of the school.

What the school offers its staff

Our extremely popular school is situated in leafy Compton Park, adjacent to the Wolves Academy training grounds, with its wonderful open fields and sports facilities.

A comprehensive programme of induction and departmental support will be provided. The wellbeing and professional development of all staff at St Edmund’s is our priority.

Excellent behaviour and student progressfor allare underpinned by our CARE values (Calm – Aspirational – Respectful – Engaged) upheld by all who work or study at St Edmund’s.

Our community is wonderfully diverse, engaging and energetic. “A good school with an excellent sixth form” (Ofsted Nov 2019) we are at the forefront of both in-class and remote e-learning with a mission to ensure our students are all productive, active citizens who will go on to do good in the world and make a difference. Our mission of “Love – Service – Forgiveness” underpins both formal teaching and the personal and spiritual development of our students.

We can offer:

  • Supportive directors and Local Academy Committee members.
  • Opportunities for collaborative work in partnership with other Senior Leaders across the SFSC Catholic MAC, the wider community and with our strategic partners and agencies.
  • Students/Pupils who are enthusiastic, confident, happy and well-behaved.
  • Dedicated and committed staff, eager to build on our high standards.
  • A strong faith community.

Further details about the role

As part of our strong commitment to safeguarding means this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 (KCSIE) online searches will be undertaken for prospective shortlisted candidates.

This post is suitable for more experienced teachers.

Prospective candidates are welcome to talk to Mr Ramandeep Rawal Assistant Principal: Director of Science and are most welcome to visit the academy in advance. Please contact on 01902 558888 or rrawal@stedmund.org

For more information or to access application forms, please visit our website www.stedmunds.org or please telephone the St Francis and St Clare Catholic MAC recruitment line 01902 558709).

Completed applications can be returned to Mrs M. Cutter HR Officer, at the company head office: via email to recruitment@sfscmac.co.uk.

Closing Date: Monday 20th March (early applications are welcomed, suitable candidates may be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application and we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date in the event that the post is filled).

Interviews: tbc w/e 31st March

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Edmund's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1142 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01902 558709

Arranging a visit to St Edmund's Catholic Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@sfscmac.co.uk.

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